About this guide
The Great Lakes Regional Counseling Psychology conference has played a unique role in the history of counseling psychology. Through the commendable initiatives proposed by Jim Hurst, Division 17 President-Elect in 1987, the Great Lakes Regional Counseling Psychology Conference commenced and it remains the only continuing regional conference in the nation. Cleveland State University is the tenth university to host The Great Lakes Regional Counseling Psychology Conference since its beginning in 1988. Over almost three decades, many students have enjoyed the benefits obtained through presentations, networking, and receiving invaluable mentorship at the conference. As such, The Great Lakes Regional Counseling Psychology Conference continues to uphold one of the main pillars of regional conferences, which entails the socialization and mentorship of students into the profession. In addition, the Great Lakes Regional Counseling Psychology Conference offers a safe and friendly space where current local, state and Midwest regional issues affecting the field can be openly discussed.
Five (5) Continuing Education hours are available through Cleveland State University's Department of Counseling, Administration, Supervision, and Adult Learning. The Department is approved as a provider of continuing education for psychologists by the Ohio Psychological Association Office of Mandatory Continuing Education (OPA-MCE). Our Approved Provider number is 340966056. The Department is also an Approved Provider of continuing education for counselors through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Our Approved Provider number is RCS090601.